Mercy Nutrition Assistant* in Springfield, Missouri


We’re a Little Different

Our mission is clear. We bring to life a healing ministry through our compassionate care and exceptional service.

We don’t believe in jobs at Mercy, we believe in careers that match the unique gifts of unique individuals; careers that not only make the most of your skills and talents, but also your heart.

At Mercy, you’ll feel our supportive community every step of your day, especially the tough ones. We’re a team and love working that way. That team is expanding, and we currently have exceptional opportunities to help our communities grow.



Uses Mercy Signature Service to provide excellent customer service when delivering trays and interacting with staff.

Demonstrates basic knowledge of therapeutic diets.

Follows outlined procedures for prompt and accurate delivery of trays.

Accurately records and monitors data for tray delivery both written and electronically.

Works collaboratively with team to ensure timely meal delivery in all areas.

Follows procedures when using basic food service equipment.

Demonstrates knowledge and standards of quality food presentation and portion control.

Ability to handle cash transactions and give change.

Observes universal precautions consistently.

Wears proper personal protective equipment when appropriate. Wears clothing and Health System badge consistent with dress code, and attends to personal hygiene to maintain a clean, well-groomed appearance. Meets Health System attendance standards.

Performs additional duties as assigned.


Because you’re committed to excellence, you understand the importance of being properly prepared for your role at Mercy. That’s why you’ll bring to your role the right set of qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Customer service and/or food service

  • Food Handlers within 90 days

We’ll Support You at Work and Home

Our foundations are built on dignity and respect. Modern Healthcare Magazine named us as a “top 100 places to work.” We go out of our way to help people feel welcomed. We offer day-one comprehensive health, vision and dental coverage, PTO, and employer-matched retirement funds, even to part-time employees. We’re proud to provide tuition reimbursement to help you grow and learn new skills.

What Makes a Good Match for Mercy

Compassion and professionalism go hand-in-hand with us, along with exceptional quality care. Having a positive outlook and a strong sense of advocacy is in perfect step with our mission and vision. We’re also collaborative and are not afraid to do a little extra to deliver excellent care – that’s just part of our commitment. If that sounds like a fit for you as well, we encourage you to apply.

Requisition ID 2016-733987

Category Support Services

Position Type Part Time

Shift(s) Days, Evenings, Holidays, Nights, Varies/Rotating, Weekends

Department IP Food Service

Location US - MO - Springfield